A special ceremony is to take place in Dumfries for the first soldier from the area to receive the Victoria Cross during World War One.
A "Coo Palace" built by a wealthy landowner to house his herd of just 12 cattle is saved from dereliction.
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A cold, windy day bringing fairly frequent blustery showers, which will be wintry over high ground.
There will be an ice risk first thing too away from coastal areas.
The showers may well bring a risk of thunder with hail mixed in although the sheltered Solway coast will stay largely dry.
The best of any bright or sunny spells will be across the eastern Borders.
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